From July 2014 to August 22, 2014, the rise in temperature slowed down in all observed North American cities, indicating the end of summer. The monthly average temperature in San Diego stayed at 23 Celsius (C), while the temperature dropped in Chicago and New York by 2 degrees to 21C and 23C, respectively. On the other hand, San Antonio got warmer by 1 degree, feeling like 32C when compared to the previous month.
In August 2014, the 2-year average in all observed cities was varied. When comparing the past 2-year average of August temperatures to August 2014 temperatures, this year’s August felt 1 degree warmer in San Diego, but it felt slightly cooler in Chicago, San Antonio, and New York by 3, 1, and 2 degree(s), respectively. In August 2014, the city of Chicago experienced the largest fluctuations again among all observed cities, as the city reached 16C mid-way through the month and felt like 27C on August 22. This year’s August ended up being slightly mellower than the normal seasonal pattern for this time of year, based on the 2-year average temperature and the previous month.
Data Sources: AccuWeather